Friday, November 02, 2012

Be an RA for 2013-2014

Residential Life is in the process of promoting Resident Assistant Selection for 2013-2014.  Our RAs play a significant role in building community among residents in on-campus housing. The Info Sessions (which are required for a student to receive an application) are coming up on Tuesday, November 13, and Sunday, November 18 (details below).

Consider the following perks of becoming a Resident Assistant:
  • Meet new people
  • Develop leadership skills
  • Plan fun events
  • Build your resume with transferable skills in communication, critical thinking, emergency response, conflict resolution, administrative tasks, and more
  • Free housing and a stipend
Anyone who would like to be a Resident Assistant, or who wants to learn more about what the RA job entails, should attend one of our upcoming Info Sessions. The Info Session is required in order to pick up an application.
Tuesday, November 13, 4-5pm, WVA Clubhouse
Sunday, November 18, 7-8pm, WVA Clubhouse
Thursday, January 17, 9:30-10:30pm, UC Sunnen Lounge


If you will be studying abroad in the Spring 2013 semester but want to be considered for an RA position in the 2013-2014 academic year, you must go through the Early Process:
Tuesday, December 4, 2012: Early Process Applications Due in the WVA Clubhouse Office before 5:00PM
Thursday, December 6, 2012: Early Process Individual Interviews
Friday, December 7, 2012: Early Group Process from 2-5pm

This is the normal timeline for all students interested in a position for the 2013-2014 academic year.
Tuesday, January 29, 2013: Completed Applications DUE in the WVA Clubhouse Office before 5:00PM
Friday, February 8, 2013: Group Process Interviews 6-9pm
February 10-12, 2013: Individual Interviews
Friday, February 15, 2013: Hiring Notifications Emailed to all Candidates

To read the job description and for more information, go to  You can also contact Katie Knetzer at or 314-246-2031.

Katie Knetzer
Assistant Director, Housing and Residential Life


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